WHAT ABOUT BRITAIN? Although the EU wants to work on the basis of reciprocity, Britain, which is no longer an EU member, is an exception. It enforces 14 days of self-isolation on all non-essential travellers, but its residents have been free since mid-June to travel to many, but not all, EU countries. … [Read more...] about Factbox: Who can travel to Europe from Wednesday?
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission on Wednesday mapped out its vision to promote renewable hydrogen, a sector expected to lure up to 470 billion euros ($530.72 billion) in investment as the European Union strives for net zero emissions by 2050. … [Read more...] about Europe maps out green hydrogen vision on path to net-zero
Between 2013 and 2019, 206 emergency authorisations were granted for the use of three neonicotinoids insecticides, even though their application has been restricted since 2013 and EU regulators banned their outdoor use in 2018, meaning they can only be used in closed greenhouses. … [Read more...] about EU has failed to halt decline of bees and butterflies, auditors say
German data, however, showed that the recovery from COVID-19 will be slow and painful. Germany’s industrial orders rebounded moderately in May and a fifth of firms in Europe’s biggest economy said in a survey published on Monday they feared insolvency. … [Read more...] about Oil steady as hopeful economic data face spike in virus cases
Just five years on, tensions are rising fast over Huawei, China’s imposition of a new security law on Hong Kong, and Beijing’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. China’s ambassador to Britain, Liu Ziaoming, gave a stark warning in an internet broadcast Monday. “We want to be your friend; we want to be your partner, but if you want to make China a hostile country, you have to bear the consequences,” Liu said. … [Read more...] about Britain in Huawei Dilemma as China Relations Sour